C. more government regulation. D. less money for shareholders. Question 22 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Being able to continue their activities indefinitely, without altering the carrying capacity of the earth's ecosystem, is a characteristic of: A. ecologically sustainable organizations. B. concerned citizens. C. codes of environmental conduct. D. environmental regulations. Question 23 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points The commitments of the Convention on Biological Diversity include: A. developing national conservation strategies. B. eliminating CFC production. C. population control education. D. massive irrigation projects in developing countries. Question 24 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following statements is true of air pollution? A. Air pollution occurs when more pollutants are emitted into the atmosphere than can be safely absorbed and diluted by natural processes.
B. A majority of the people in the U.S. breathe unsafe air for at least part of the year. C. Air pollution caused by particulate matter is responsible for fewer than 600 premature or unnecessary deaths annually. D. The EPA has identified hundreds of "criteria" pollutants, relatively common harmful substances that serve as indicators of overall levels of air pollution. Question 25 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Businesses in the clean technology stage: A. actively manage environmental issues. B. have well-funded programs for environmental technology. C. evaluate cyber technology-related risks. D. develop innovative technologies that support sustainability. Question 26 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points The idea that companies have a continuing responsibility for the environmental impact of their products or services, even after they are sold, is called: A. life-cycle analysis. B. product life responsibility. C. extended producer responsibility. D. extended producer commitment. Question 27 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following is an example of industrial ecology in practice? A. Developing a paper recycling program in business offices B. Using wastes from one process as raw materials for another process C. Manufacturing recyclable containers for products D. All of the above Question 28 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” has which of the following benefits? A. Natural gas burns more cleanly than either coal or oil.
B. It is a risk-free form of natural gas extraction. C. It gives more businesses to sewage plants to clean contaminated water. D. There are no benefits to fracking. Question 29 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following is indicative of a firm in the pollution prevention stage of the corporate environmental responsibility model? A. Realizing that it would be less efficient and more expensive to prevent pollution before it is created B. Focusing on all environmental impacts of the product life-cycle C. Minimizing or eliminating waste before it is created D. Incurring losses due to environmental costs Question 30 of 40 5.0/ 5.0 Points When businesses form voluntary, collaborative partnerships with environmental organizations and regulators to achieve specific objectives this is called: A. inter-organizational alliances. B. environmental partnerships.
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